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New York State Commission on Government IntegrityGeneral Information Files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series served as a general reference file for commission activities. Records document Commission activities related to the investigation of corruption, campaign financing, judicial selection, and patronage, as well as activities promoting efficiency in government and personnel reforms. Included are background information on state legislators; charts on ethics training in New York City agencies; invitation lists; hearing records; budgets; press releases; correspondence; and commission history, minutes, and reports. Also included are reference materials regarding subpoenas, legislative authority, jurisdiction, FOIL, and issues of confidentiality.
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3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1987-1989
Series Number:
15830

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Arranged by topic or record type.

Scope and Content Note

This series served as a general reference file for commission activities.

15830-90: This accretion includes: memoranda on automated document tracking to help commission staff track documents in its possession and subpoenaed documents; summary information on state legislators; charts summarizing ethics training in New York City agencies; memoranda regarding arrangement of office space and staff telephone numbers; lists of commission hearings and commission reports; commission budgets and budget projections; invitation lists, press releases, and correspondence with participants in forums and hearings held by the commission regarding campaign financing, judicial selection, patronage, and contracting; commission activity history; and lists of materials requested (e.g. commission reports) and names and addresses of individuals requesting these materials.

15830-92: This accretion includes: bibliographies, analyses, and copies of articles relating to political corruption; selected copies of commission press releases; follow-up memoranda and preliminary report on 1989 New York City patronage hearings; copies of various reports on promoting efficiency in government and personnel reforms; copies of blank subpoena forms and materials on the basis of subpoena power, scope of legislative authority for investigative actions, determining jurisdiction, issues of confidentiality, Freedom of Information, and Moreland Act; and review of commission minutes, 1987-1989.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted in accordance with Civil Rights Law, Section 73.8, and other statutes. Public hearing transcripts, press releases, published material, and other records that have been previously available to the public are available without restriction. Access to other information is permitted only by permission of the commission or the Governor's office.

Related Information

Related Publications

Commission reports are published in Government Ethics Reform for the 1990s: The Collected Reports of the New York State Commission on Government Integrity (Fordham University Press, 1991).

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